Preparation of Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice - Tasmania


You may be required to comply with this code if you operate a business that is involved in the import or manufacture of hazardous chemicals. This code provides guidelines for the preparation of Safety Data Sheets, documents which provide information on the properties of hazardous chemicals, the ways in which they affect health and safety in the workplace, and the ways in which their health and safety risks may be managed.

For the purpose of compliance with this Code, a hazardous chemical is any substance, mixture or article that satisfies the criteria for a hazard class in the Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) including a classification referred to in Schedule 6 of the Work Health and Safety Regulations. For a detailed description please refer to the Code.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

Contact details

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WorkSafe Tasmania

Department of Justice

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 366 322
Phone: 03 6166 4600
Fax: 03 6173 0206
Website: WorkSafe Tasmania (Opens in new window)